9.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care to request the use of Homes for Ukraine funding to support Ukrainian guests and other refugee groups into employment and training in East Sussex.
9.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
1) approve the proposed programme for supporting Ukrainian guests and other refugee groups into employment in East Sussex as set out in Appendix 1 of the report;
2) agree a spend of £491,675 of the HfU Grant for this programme which will be delivered by commissioning a partnership of expert community sector organisations; and
3) authorise the Employment and Skills Team to implement the programme.
9.3 The Homes for Ukraine Programme leads have worked with the Employability and Skills Team Manager to develop a programme to address the needs of Ukrainians and other refugee cohorts who wish to work while residing in East Sussex.